Terrible things happen in the world all day every day. Sometimes it is hard to escape and harder to ignore. But at the Paris haute couture nothing is terrible or ugly. And for a few minutes during the course of something as whimsical and frothy as a fashion show, one is reminded of just how beautiful and fun it can all be. Thanks Giambattista! The clothes were beautiful and brutallychic. giambattistavalli.com
As I stood waiting for the Thom Browne show to begin it occurred to me that we all like and need clothes for countless different reasons. Clothes can, for example, be useful when you feel secretive and enigmatic. For when you want the world to wonder. Who is he? Where has he been? What has he seen? Thom Browne Fall/Winter 2015 is brutallychic. thombrowne.com
There is quite a lot of commentary right now concerning the Fall /Winter menswear collection Rick Owens showed in Paris on Thursday. I know I told a few people about what we saw go bouncing down the runway- in addition to the clothes…. Rick Owens referred to it ,when asked, as a “juvenile transgression”. Nothing more that a “bit of cheerful depravity”. So be it. The collection was one of his best and brutallychic! rickowens.eu
He seems to have a lot on his mind, but he seems to know that THIS is how you wear black brocade with velvet trim. Casual, dressed down, sexy and brutallychic. dolcegabbana.com
See what I mean about heavy on the androgynous? But the clothes are beautiful and it is nice to see some artistic indulgence. Commercial is only part of the fun! J.W.Anderson Fall/Winter 2015 is brutallychic.